How Will We Harness the Potential of the 4th Industrial Revolution for Good?  

Connection Cafe

At this year’s World Economic Forum , one phrase was on everyone’s lips: Fourth Industrial Revolution. For background: The first industrial revolution occurred when water and steam were harnessed to mechanize production. Part 1 in a 2-part Davos Report for the Social Good Sector.

Heartbeat of the Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

Then we took the answers, identified trends, wrote up the "Heartbeat of the Industry" report and made a YouTube video (because it's 2012 and that's what you do right?). Author: Cheryl Black.

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eLearning Industry ranked GyrusAim as # 3 in Top 20 LMS for Customer Experience

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems, a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that it has been recognized as part of the top 20 LMS for Customer Experience by eLearning Industry Inc.

Become an Advocate (Not Just a Leader) in Your Industry

SocialFish

To keep up with your ever-changing industry, you have to move beyond the traditional “business leader” position and adopt the role of “industry advocate.”. You’ll earn the respect and appreciation of others in your industry. What Is an Industry Advocate?

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry. Not too long ago, all the rage in our industry was shifting focus to the disruptive business model. However, I would like to make the case that our industry is not as ripe as one would imagine.

[Industry News] Avectra acquired by Abila (aka Sage)

SocialFish

Industry Insider You’ve probably heard, so here’s the official news release. Abila, formerly Sage Nonprofit Solutions, a provider of software solutions dedicated to serving dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies, has acquired McLean, Va.-based

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

———— If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Is my industry viewed as high-risk or “safe” for investors?

Key Findings from 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry Report

Connection Cafe

The 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry report shows that globally nonprofits believe their successful with multiple engagement over a period of time results is greater results. Fundraising Retention global trends Multichannel Fundraising Research nonprofit research

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Nonprofit emails not as popular as before

Why the advertising industry needs radical change

SocialFish

Yet how we think, how we work and what we produce as an advertising industry has changed remarkably little. This talk at the ICA in Toronto is a (hopefully practical) call for the industry to reclaim its progressive, and truly radical, roots.”

5 Reasons Why LMS is Essential for the Service And Technology Industry

Gyrus

The service and technology industry carries a critical need for ongoing training of its employees. This article will give insight guide on Learning Management Systems for Service and Technology Industry

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

If the financial services industry is to keep up, it needs to: embrace and acquiesce to the new customer mindset. Digital is Turning the Industry on its Head. I come from the financial industry. This is, by far, the most onerous hurdle for one of the oldest regulated industries.

Tips to Find the Most Effective LMS for the Manufacturing Industry

Gyrus

According to a skills gap study report, the manufacturing industry might end up with almost 2.4 Scarcity of potential talent will eventually decrease the manufacturing GDP, causing a massive financial strain on the industry.

LMS for Manufacturing Industries, Learning Management System for Manufacturing

Gyrus

Best LMS for manufacturing industry business system. GyrusAim is designed LMS to organizations with a perfect solution for different challenges like staff increase

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Not having cash on hand may no longer be an excuse to turn down Girl Scout cookie sellers, as many troops are now using nonprofit technology that enables participants to accept debit and credit cards.

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Innovation often enters an industry in the form of new companies; spin offs, and emerging technologies.

HOW IS THE ENTIRE WORLD REACTING TO THE RISE OF THE ONLINE WAGERING INDUSTRY?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There are plenty of reasons to recognize the practical aspect of the online gambling industry in the world. Everyone knows the fact that this particular industry is the market leader in today’s time, and almost everyone in this world is trying their hand to earn money from online gambling.

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. Pokémon Go is great as it is, however, the possibilities of new and more enthralling mLearnings are a real game changer for the learning industry. The post What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry appeared first on Gyrus.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2019 will be no different. Think of it as an “events hackathon” for the association industry. AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference. It's finally here!

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market.

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How Learning Management Systems for Banking & Finance Industry Combat Training Challenges

Gyrus

A country’s economy is largely based on its banking & finance industry. It is not just the most competitive industry in the global business world, but also a specialized field where there is no room for even the slightest of errors.

How AR Technology Is Redefining The Online Gaming Industry?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

AR technology in the gaming industry offers an immersive experience of a real-world environment where the objects placed in the real world are augmented. This advanced technology is constantly revolutionizing the way the gaming industry works and contributes a lot towards it. . People who are interested in earning money, online gaming industry also have something for you. Augmented reality in the online gaming industry creates an engaging experience for the users.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

———— Cool Social Tools Industry InsiderStartups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps!

Training Industry Selected Gyrus Systems as a 2018 Gamification Watch List Company

Gyrus

The companies selected for the Top 20 Gamification List lead the way in engaging learners through innovative techniques, virtual reality, augmented reality, virtual worlds and simulations,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. The emerging companies in the 2018 Gamification Watch List represent a variety of gaming techniques,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc.

EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

EveryAction

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C.,

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

EveryAction

This network effect makes EveryAction donation pages some of the highest-converting in the industry. EveryAction users who rely on its Targeted Email tool experience some of the highest inbox placements in the industry.

SMS Will Help Power the Internet of Things, Say Industry Experts

Mobile Commons

According to an article in Capacity Media , a panel of industry experts at this year’s Messaging and SMS World conference agreed that the Internet of Things (IoT) offers a huge opportunity for SMS. One of the vastly growing areas in the industry at the moment is IoT. Industry News

Training Industry Inc’s 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/ LMS Features Gyrus Systems LMS

Gyrus

The 2018 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS companies are the leaders in the learning technologies market,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. Industry visibility, innovation, and impact. We’re proud that our dedication to learning management technology and customer service has been recognized by the training industry”. About Training Industry, Inc. Richmond, VA · September 24, 2018.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

As the for-profit prison industry has increasingly relied on immigration enforcement and detention to drive their profits, Grassroots Leadership has responded by increasing our scrutiny of for-profit immigrant detention and its impact on families and communities.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Each of these five organizations exemplifies different ways to make industry best practices and technology tools work in a way that resonates with their supporter base.

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3 Ways AI & IoT Help The Construction Industry Work Faster

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A lot of experts highly believe that AI in the construction industry is very promising. With the help of AI, the construction industry will have the ability to enable various services such as predictive maintenance, which would then increase the value of IoT technology. Here are some of the ways AI and IoT help the construction industry work faster. . The construction industry is also becoming a part of this innovation. .

Online Findings from the 2012 State of the Nonprofit Industry Report

Connection Cafe

The State of the Nonprofit Industry report shows that online giving through the website or email marketing was small but growing. Fundraising fundraising Online Fundraising SONI

Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Does your association operate in a regulated industry? Can a bank be a social business? The answer is yes. Hear how TD Bank does it in this great BlogWell video. Some good notes from the session are below, but there’s a ton more great information in the video. Must watch.

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Adapting to a Shifting Industry

NonProfit Hub

The post The Times They Are A-Changin’: Adapting to a Shifting Industry appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. My staff and I recently noticed a shift in our SEO statistics and started looking at what our data analytics showed for our blog in 2017. The data showed that 49 percent of our readers are ages 18-34. This was a surprise to us. For years, our audience fell in the 45-54 age group. Now, as we learned, our audience is younger than it’s ever been, and we’ve been adapting.

Using Industry Data to Set Business Goals

Mobile Commons

But what about industry data? There are many sources to pull from when looking for industry data, including primary research firms like Gartner and Forrester, as well as boutique firms that focus on the professional services market, such as PSVillage and SPI Research. Free Professional Services Industry reports available on Tenrox.com: SPI Research 2015 Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark.

Are you part of the charity industrial complex?

Steve Bridger

This is Seth Godin at his disruptive best – speaking at last year’s NextGen:Charity conference on the topic of “Embracing Risk & Failure in Philanthropy” Most charities are part of the charity industrial complex , he says.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

EveryAction

They’re aware of industry norms, because they’ll be getting fundraising communications from other nonprofits running annual giving campaigns, and they expect you to be on the same page.

Ancient Greece 2.0: Arts Participation before the Industrial Age

Museum 2.0

When we talk about making museums or performing arts organizations more participatory and dynamic, those changes are often seen as threatening to the traditional arts experience.

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Training Industry Inc’s 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watchlist Features Gyrus Systems LMS

Gyrus

“This year’s 2017 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies List is comprised of key players driving the evolution of learning portals and learning management systems,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. ” As part of its commitment to the industry and as a service to its community members, TrainingIndustry.com has announced its 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watch List. About Training Industry, Inc Training Industry, Inc.

Industrial-Strength Software

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

As Nick points out, one of the industry-shaking implications is that the capital barrier to competing in the software field is beginning to change.

Shoes for Industry

Gavin's Digital Diner

Who’d of thunk it? A simple shoe — well, actually two — thrown with the right twist could so clearly express an opinion. An opinion so succinct, that the world can do nothing but applaud (and perhaps wish the thrower had had slightly better aim). It was a shoe heard ’round the world.

Industry Leaders Who Influenced Me During 2014

Eric Jacobson

Thanks to these incredibly talented individuals who published excellent content that taught me so much during 2014: Tanveer Naseer - Leadership Coach, Speaker & Writer. Tanveer writes timely, thought-provoking blog posts about leadership at least weekly. Each post is well worth the read.

Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

EveryAction

This really opened the eyes for a lot of people in the auto body industry, especially here in Texas. Texas Watch is a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group founded in 1998. They just celebrated over 20 years of advocating for Texas families.

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